Alexis Strader is a health supply chain professional with more than ten years of project management experience in both the public and private sector. She is committed to improving health outcomes through targeted, high-impact interventions and a drive for measurable results. Alexis is currently the Project Management and Strategy Lead with Johnson & Johnson’s Global Public Health (GPH) Supply Chain team. In this role, Alexis articulates the strategic vision for the GPH SC team, with the goal of making sure products are available, affordable, and accessible for the world’s most vulnerable & underserved populations. Alexis also manages GPH Supply Chain capacity building and leadership development portfolio, focusing on ways to leverage the talent and knowledge from across J&J to strengthen the skills of public sector supply chain professionals in low and middle-income countries.
In her previous role, Alexis was the Project Officer the People that Deliver (PtD), hosted by UNICEF Supply Division. Her work focused on advocating for sustainable workforce development in health supply chain management, where she advised governments in low and middle-income countries on capacity building programs, policies, and best practices to strengthen human resources for supply chain management. Prior to People that Deliver, Alexis worked with several public health non-governmental organizations, including Dimagi, Population Services International (PSI), and John Snow, Inc. (JSI). It was at JSI where Alexis first realized her passion for health supply chain programs.
Alexis holds an MBA and a Master’s in International Development from American University in Washington, D.C., and a Bachelor of Arts in Romance Languages from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is based in Brussels, Belgium.